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Incidental Take Authorization: South Fork Wind, LLC Construction of the South Fork Offshore Wind Project off of Rhode Island and Massachusetts


Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Affected Species
Fin Whale
Sei Whale
Minke Whale
Humpback Whale
North Atlantic Right Whale
Sperm Whale
Short-Finned Pilot Whale
Long-Finned Pilot Whale
Atlantic Spotted Dolphin
Atlantic White-Sided Dolphin
Short-Beaked Common Dolphin
Common Bottlenose Dolphin
Harbor Porpoise
Gray Seal
Harbor Seal


NOAA Fisheries has issued an incidental harassment authorization (IHA) to South Fork Wind, LLC to take, by Level A harassment and Level B harassment, marine mammals during construction of a commercial wind energy project offshore New York, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts.


Project Location

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 01/13/2022